Topic: Matt Lauer

Ann Curry Was The Victim Of A Powerful Boys’ Club

Ann Curry Was The Victim Of A Powerful Boysâ Club

According to a stunning new New York Magazine article, Ann Curry’s last days at the Today show were tougher than the opening scene in Saving Private Ryan. Everyone in America knew it was bad when Ann made her tearful goodbye and wouldn’t let Matt even hug her, so imagine what it was like to actually work there. The detailed NYMag article by Joe Hagan paints a picture of a powerless Ann stuck in the middle of an established boys’ club, led by Executive Producer Jim Bell and anchorman Matt Lauer. More »

NBC Reporters Fall In Love, Get Pregnant, Come Out

NBC Reporters Fall In Love, Get Pregnant, Come Out

Office romance at NBC! Today show correspondent Jenna Wolfe made a surprise announcement yesterday morning: She’s been dating her NBC colleague, Stephanie Gosk, for almost three years, and Wolfe is four months pregnant. “I have some big news,” she told viewers. “I’m actually pregnant, quite pregnant. Stephanie and I are expecting a baby girl at the end of August. This is the adventure of a lifetime.” It was the first time she had mentioned her sexual orientation on air. Big day at work! More »

Major Change At The ‘Today’ Show Puts A Woman On Top

Major Change At The âTodayâ Show Puts A Woman On Top

NBC’s Today show made its TV debut 60 years ago, and it’s hard to think of an idea the innovative, free-wheeling show hasn’t at least dabbled with. In the 1950s, it boasted an on-air chimpanzee mascot named J. Fred Muggs. In the 1990s, it pioneered the modern craze for street-side studios. Luminaries including Barbara Walters and Tom Brokaw have served as hosts. But now for the first time ever, it’s trying something brand new: a woman executive producer. More »

Matt Lauer Should Share The Blame With His Co-Workers

Matt Lauer Should Share The Blame With His Co-Workers

With every new story about Matt Lauer and The Today Show, I become more and more convinced that he’s a really horrible person to work with. I know, he’s America’s nice guy. He and Katie Couric were sweeter than a couple of cupcakes. I realize that I’m insulting television royalty here. But I get the impression that Mr. Lauer is one of the worst co-workers I can imagine.
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